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Malcolm Bodley & Ryan Bradshaw Jisc Regional Support Centre
RSC Eastern Update September 2013

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RSC Eastern Update September 2013

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  • Jisc RSC Eastern VLE forum Nov 2013 JISC RSC EASTERN NEWS UPDATE

    1. 1. RSC Eastern update Malcolm Bodley & Ryan Bradshaw Jisc Regional Support Centre
    2. 2. RSC Eastern Update September 2013 VLE Forum City College Norwich, St Andrews House, 15th November 2013 10:00Arrival, registration & refreshments 10:15 Welcome, Introduction – Chris Boon, (Chair) Malcolm Bodley, Ryan Bradshaw news update 10:45 ‘Around the region’ 11:45 Refreshment break 12.00 Charlie Williams Conditional Activities and Badges in Moodle 12:30 Lunch 13:15 Roy Currie, Moodle Grade Tracker: project outcomes 13:45 Chris Boon Blackboard for course administration 14:15 Jaki Houston Making Courses more engaging 14:45 AOB 15:00 Close 2
    3. 3. RSC Eastern Update September 2013 Jisc Jisc is now a registered charity and champion the use of digital technologies in UK education and research 3
    4. 4. RSC Eastern Update September 2013 What’s happening in the Region? »Funding »Forums »Events »News & Resources 4
    5. 5. RSC Eastern Update September 2013 Funding Further Education and Skills: Development and Resources Programme 2012 –2013 33 Resource and Development Projects across the UK – 130 partners Project Details http://bit.ly/17bK8QR Resources from the programme are available on Jorum using the search tag ‘FEskills’ www.jorum.ac.uk 5
    6. 6. RSC Eastern Update September 2013 6 Future Funding FE & Skills Innovations Projects funding. A call inviting bids totalling £1 million funding is due in the near future. Bids will be related to: • Enhancing the learner experience • Improving organisational effectiveness • Repurposing and updating existing learning resources • Regional bid writing event organised by RSC Eastern 7/11/13
    7. 7. RSC Eastern Update September 2013 ‘Preparing for SID2014 and Beyond event’ 28th November 2013 Jisc RSC will be holding an online event to support providers to prepare for SID2014 and learn more about eSafety. Add this date to your diary! We will have information on our website after the summer. Look at the Safer Internet Day website to get logos Link to the site http://bit.ly/GYTgxt Scan the QR code 7
    8. 8. RSC Eastern Update September 2013 Regional F2F Events & Forums http://bit.ly/rsce-events »VLE Forum 15/11/13 Norwich »Learning Resources Managers Forum 22/11/13 »Technology for Inspection 04/12/13 »Assessing Impact for your Services (Part 2) 10/12/13 »Technical Managers Forum 05/02/14 8
    9. 9. RSC Eastern Update September 2013 National Events F2F & Online Visit our National UK Site for National Events: http://www.jiscrsc.ac.uk/ 9
    10. 10. RSC Eastern Update October 2013 10 Latest News Thomas’s Tech Review In these short videos, RSC Eastern Technical Advisor, Thomas Rochford, examines the latest user interfaces, demonstrati ng the new Leapmotion and Sandstrom touchpad devices. bit.ly/thomastechreview1
    11. 11. RSC Eastern Update October 2013 11 Latest News RSCs welcome e-learning case studies Jisc RSCs now host the e-learning case studies which used to be held on the Excellence Gateway. With nearly 300 e-learning case studies available, providers can find inspiration for a new e-learning project, or discover how to use technology to improve efficiency. The latest case study, from West Suffolk College, looks at how iPads, tablets and Apple TV have revolutionised learning at the college. bit.ly/wsccasestudy
    12. 12. RSC Eastern Update October 2013 12 Latest News RSCs customer satisfaction survey Jisc conducts a regular Customer Satisfaction Survey (CSS) across all 12 Regional Support Centres. 98% of those who responded had made use of RSC support and communications over the previous 12 months, and 91 per cent said they were satisfied or very satisfied with the support they received. bit.ly/jiscimpact
    13. 13. RSC Eastern Update October 2013 13 New Resources New online maths courses for adult learners Three online maths courses, using videos, games and quizzes, have been developed to help adults improve their everyday maths skills, manage their money and support their children. bit.ly/mathscourses
    14. 14. RSC Eastern Update October 2013 14 New Resources Free resources for hairdressing, childcare, and more An online resource to support e-learning for vocational, education and training. Freely available resources for the use of all learners, apprentices, employers and teachers. Travel and tourism, retail, sports therapy, hospitality, beauty, customer service. www.education-net.org/
    15. 15. RSC Eastern Update October 2013 New Resources Case study – moving to mobile devices in the workplace LAGAT Training & Recruitment have shared their FE & Skills Programme Final Project Report. To achieve their aims they moved away from paperbased resources to: • Develop a Virtual Learning Library (VLL) of resources specific to the occupational areas in which we deliver • Implement and use Tablets to improve efficiency in staff delivery • Develop an electronic web based induction program www.eeles643.co.uk/RSC/ 15
    16. 16. RSC Eastern Update October 2013 16 New Resources Updated Jorum website Looking for free teaching and learning resources? Refine or filter your search like you would on a shopping site. You can filter for: • Everything for a particular community (e.g. HE or FE); • Discipline • By author, publisher; • By what you are allowed to do with the resource (i.e. by licence). www.jorum.ac.uk
    17. 17. RSC Eastern Update October 2013 17 New Resources 130,000 free images, videos and audio resources Jisc is now offering further education (FE) providers’ free subscription to Jisc MediaHub. It enables direct access to over 130,000 images, films and audio files, licensed for educational use. bit.ly/mediahubfree
    18. 18. RSC Eastern Update October 2013 Thank you! Subscribe to the latest news, events and resources with e-Bytes. bit.ly/ebytessubscribe 18

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